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al-Jura

One of the Villages/Cities of Gaza District, find here important information and profiles from al-Jura.

Where Was al-Jura Located?

al-Jura is located in the west part of Gaza District, southwest of al-Majdal, north of al-Khisas, as shown on the map.

Al Jourah/Asqalan located 15.5 miles NE of Gaza. Population: 2,420. Obliterated in 1948, with the Jewish settlements of Ashqelon and Afridar built on its 3,056 acres.

al-Jura:

The city of Ashqelon was established in 1948 on al-Jura village lands. Only one of the village houses has been spared; thorny plants grow on the parts of site not built over by Ashqelon.

Source: Palestine 1948
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